Short of the Week

USA

Thriller about Religion in Live-Action
Dustin Pegg / 10 min / USA / 2014

A small town is being terrorized by a serial arsonist. Detective Matthews is closing in on who he thinks is the suspect. But can he prove it?

Documentary about Identity in Live-Action
Andrew David Watson / 5 min / USA / 2014

The true story of Greg Packer, an average joe with an uncanny skill at making media appearances

Drama about Childhood in Live-Action
Jeremy Breslau / 10 min / USA / 2014

A blocked novelist reflects on a pivotal year in his life, when, as a precocious six-year-old, he struggled for the attention of his bickering parents.

Drama about Human Nature in Live-Action
Griffin Devine, Alyssa Radmand / 17 min / USA / 2014

Throughout his life, a man struggles to get rid of a very persistent case of hiccups.

Dark Comedy about Human Nature in Live-Action
Spencer Susser / 13 min / USA / 2014

A traveler in Washington DC gets a mysterious gift: a laptop that grants all his wishes. How will he wield his unexpected powers?

Dark Comedy about Human Nature in Live-Action

When a filthy, feral boy discovers the mechanical wonders of a tractor, survival could prove to be fatal.

Drama about Sexuality in Live-Action

Amidst a time of sexual confusion, severe bullying at a high school leads to very unfortunate circumstances.

Drama about Community in Special FX
Greg Jardin / 9 min / USA / 2014

Fragile and lonely, a being made up of balloons wanders LA searching for connection.

Satire about Abuse in Live-Action
Eric Pumphrey / 8 min / USA / 2014

Set in 1955, Kenneth and his wife, Marjorie, are struggling with their respective roles within the marriage…

Drama about Illness in Live-Action
John Heeg, Chris Westlund / 7 min / USA / 2014

A wheelchair bound boy watches as his mother falls in love with the high school volunteer at the pool where he does aquatic therapy.

Dramedy about Identity in Live-Action
Hughes William Thompson / 9 min / USA / 2014

After his wife leaves him, Charles begins to assume the identities of strangers at a local coffee shop to avoid being alone.

Sci-Fi about Friendship in Live-Action
David Rosenbaum / 9 min / USA / 2014

On the final day of his life, an android has an unexpected encounter that alters the course of his existence.

Fantasy about Other Worlds in Live-Action
Hank Friedmann / 11 min / USA / 2014

A group of bored suburban teens experiment with a mysterious new drug

Branded Film about Reality in Live-Action
Paul Trillo / 8 min / USA / 2014

A day in the life of Vincent and his many variations that exist throughout the universe.

Drama about Revenge in Live-Action
Will Maloney / 17 min / USA / 2014

To avenge his family, one man must destroy another.

Comedy about Greed in Live-Action
Justin Dec / 6 min / USA / 2014

Hot off the success of Cars and Planes, a room full of executives dreams up the next big franchise… Boats

Documentary about Life & Society in Live-Action
Heist / 3 min / USA / 2014

Ronnie Goodman may be San Francisco’s most unexpected half-marathoner. This is the story of why he runs.

Comedy about Love in Live-Action
Josh Crockett, Daniel Sinclair / 10 min / USA / 2014

(NSFW) A young couple has a big plan to spice up their love life when their friend, Holly, comes over for dinner.

Drama about Family in Live-Action
John William Ross / 20 min / USA / 2014

A storm rages outside, but it is within the walls of her home that a woman finds her life spinning out of control.

Documentary about Reality in Live-Action
I Am Los Angeles / 8 min / USA / 2014

Alma Velasco, an El Salvadorian immigrant, recounts her transition to the United States.

Documentary about Life & Society in Live-Action

Bill is fifty-two years old, has a mountain man beard, and delivers pizza on a fixed-gear bike in Brooklyn.

Drama about Human Nature in Animation
Ed Chen / 2 min / USA / 2014

An animated short film about the nature of humans, envy and the violence we see in society.

Sci-Fi about Love in Live-Action
Elisha Yaffe, Bo Mirosseni / 9 min / USA / 2014

A new couple are about to get romantic when they are interrupted by the guy’s future self.

Comedy about Friendship in Live-Action
Harris Wittels, Armen Weitzman / 10 min / USA / 2014

Six friends embark on a mushroom trip together.

Sci-Fi about Other Worlds in Stop-Motion
George Metaxas / 11 min / USA / 2014

The last two inhabitants of a space station have to decide whether to save themselves or the lives of everyone on the last outpost in our solar system, Uranus City.